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Has Your Home or Business Been Burned or Damaged?

South Coast Air Quality Management’s Procedure 5 May Apply In the wake of local civil rights protests, many buildings have been damaged or burned, posing potentially hazardous environments for business owners and neighboring communities.  Buildings that have been damaged, and/or building materials that have been disturbed, need to be properly inspected and have potential hazards…
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Insurance Claims: The Need for Speed

How Important is Customer Satisfaction and a Quick Response to You?  In the insurance industry, responsiveness and expeditious results are crucial when collecting environmental hazard data for asbestos, lead, mold, and bacteria testing reports. Knowing your environmental assessments will be on-time and accurate is key to executing remedial activities and closing out a claim in a timely manner. A-Tech can provide rapid one-hour laboratory turnaround time on asbestos samples and results can…
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Asbestos Found in Children’s Products

Asbestos was found where?! A recent article, “Asbestos Found in Children’s Makeup Product”, highlighted that this cancer-causing mineral was found in a children’s makeup product. Although the majority of people know that asbestos exposure is dangerous, it continues to be found in numerous commercial products. The article explained that the brand IQ Toys produced the…
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Global Asbestos Awareness Week and Healthy School Day!

Global Asbestos Awareness Week and Healthy School Day! Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) is an independent non-profit dedicated to preventing asbestos exposure. Every year from April 1-7, they announce “Global Asbestos Awareness week,” dedicated to asbestos awareness and prevention. Asbestos is a known carcinogen and there is no safe level of exposure. Since the19th century,…
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The New SDAPCD Rule 1206

Unsure about the new San Diego APCD Asbestos Rule? Let’s break it down. The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District (SDAPCD) adopted Rule 1206 in November 2017. This rule revised requirements for asbestos testing prior to renovation and demolition in San Diego. Not sure how this affects you? Read on to find out! Who…
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Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Mesothelioma Awareness Day is September 26, 2018. The goal of this day is to increase awareness of mesothelioma, asbestos exposure and to inspire people to act in the movement to end the asbestos man-made disease. This awareness day was established in 2004 by Meso Foundation community members in order to bring more attention and funding…
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Global Asbestos Awareness Week: April 1-7

Each year, ADAO (Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization) dedicates April 1-7 to increasing awareness of asbestos and preventing exposure by bringing together experts and victims from around the world to share, learn, and take action.   In light of Global Asbestos Awareness Week, we compiled these little-known facts about asbestos. The more you know, the more…
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